Use of disposable graduated biopsy forceps improves accuracy of polyp size measurements during endoscopy
Hei-Ying Jin, Qiang Leng, National Center of Colorectal Surgery, the Third Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jiangsu Integrated Colorectal Oncology Center, Nanjing 210001, Jiangsu Province, China
Author contributions: Jin HY contributed to the study design, data collection and analysis and revision of the manuscript; Leng Q contributed to the data collection and analysis and drafting of the manuscript.
Supported by National Nature Science Foundation of China, No. 3097383 and No. 81273944; and grants from The Nanjing Medical Technology Development Project, No. NJYX201203.
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Correspondence to: Hei-Ying Jin, MD, PhD, National Center of Colorectal Surgery, the Third Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jiangsu Integrated Colorectal Oncology Center, 1 Jinling Road, Nanjing 210001, Jiangsu Province, China. email@example.com
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Received: May 7, 2014
Peer-review started: May 26, 2014
First decision: June 18, 2014
Revised: June 29, 2014
Accepted: July 25, 2014
Article in press: July 25, 2014
Published online: January 14, 2015